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Ciao India...

Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | Views [544]

After the Taj we took a local bus to Delhi for 117rup each. You can train it or take an airco bus also. This was about 5hr ride which seems to drop you off in the mid of nowhere but just walk and you will see the train station and tour places. On the ... Read more >

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Taj Mahal

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2008 | Views [578]

We arrived in Agra mid off the day and set out looking for a guesthouse. Tht prices vary from 300-600rup a night. It being more expensive doesn't mean its better so it is worthwhile to look around. We then had fun eating the delicious and cheap street ... Read more >

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Bus from Varanasi to Nepal

Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | Views [6275] | Comments [2]

From Varanasi there is a service you can take to get you to Nepal. For about 700 rupees a person. Includes jeep to the Nepal border. Basic Accomodation, local bus to the next Nepal city (Kathmandu, Pokhara) Before you buy the ticket, they tell ... Read more >

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The Ganges River

Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [710]

This the famous Holy river in India.  It is long, wide and with a strong current though sometimes hard to see its strength. It is beleived that this is the purest waters which can heal aswell help people attain Nirvana (heaven).  People hope to die ... Read more >

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More Varanasi

Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [563]

Everyday here in India is not just an adventure but really mentally exhausting.  It really feels like you are fighting off people who hassle you every minute of the time you are outside.  Apparently this city is better than others - which leaves me little ... Read more >

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Varanasi

Sunday, 6 Jul 2008 | Views [554] | Comments [1]

We arrived to Varanasi - the Holy city of India.  This is THE HOLY city where many Hindu's hope come to die believing that this will end their reincarnation cycle and give them final resting peace. Here is the famous Ganges river.  It is believed to ... Read more >

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Trains from Mumbai to Varanasi

Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Views [1466]

Trains from Mumabi CST to Varanasi are 1 or 2 per day.  You would need to check the train schedules as they di change.  Prices are from 432 ruppees for the basic sleeper.  The prices steeply rising for the tourist couces and first class.  You get tickets ... Read more >

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Intense-Insane-Incredible INDIA!

Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | Views [817]

Nothing could prepare us for the reality of Mumbai (formally Bombay).  We had heard the worst stories, imagined the craziest things, experienced other KNOWN crazy cities like Napoli, Manilla, Bangkok ---->  All these pale in comparison to the noise, ... Read more >

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